Nichole Hannahs

Downtown Shooting Update

by Nichole Hannahs on September 19, 2012 at 7:18 am

A shooting at a downtown Zanesville motel leaves one person injured.

It happened around 12:30 Wednesday morning at the Travel Inn on 6th Street.

Zanesville Police Detective Sgt. Harry Taylor said two black males forced their way into a room being occupied by two Columbus residents. He said one of the intruders shot and struck one of the occupants.

The victim is identified as 20-year-old Rashud Williams.

Sgt. Taylor said Williams was taken by Medflight to Grant Hospital in Columbus and is listed in stable condition.

He said the motive for the shooting appears to be robbery.

The case remains under investigation.